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How Immigration Investigates Work History

How Immigration Investigates Work History

Reis Pagtakhan

In immigration applications for permanent residency, applicants are required to give a time line of their work history and must also provide supporting documents that show where they worked, when they worked, and the

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The Best of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

The Best of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Gem and Lita

On day 4, April 12, 2011, of our East Caribbean Cruise, with the morning scattered showers forecast, the “Oasis of the Seas” docked at 9:00 am at the port of Charlotte Amalie in Crown

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Tayo nang Mag-Swimming sa Tindahan ni Aling Sonia

Tayo nang Mag-Swimming sa Tindahan ni Aling Sonia

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Spending Time with Some of the Philippines’ Rock Artists, part 1) In our recent one-month vacation in the Philippines, Inna and I were able to meet up and hang out with many high-profile

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What Time Is It? How Old Am I? What’s There to Hide?

What Time Is It? How Old Am I? What’s There to Hide?

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Being Confident and Secure about One’s Age) It’s 5:46 p.m. here at the airport in Narita, Japan (2:46 a.m. Winnipeg time; 4:46 p.m., Philippine time). Inna, Evawwen, Christine, and I are awaiting our

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Plucking Some Leafs from the Literary Trees of Home

Plucking Some Leafs from the Literary Trees of Home

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Books I Acquired in the Philippines during My Recent Vacation There) Every time I’m on a trip or vacation in a distant place, I ensure that I visit bookshops and purchase a number

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2012 Lexus RX 350

2012 Lexus RX 350

Ron Cantiveros

There’s a lot to love about the new 2012 Lexus RX 350. Re-designed back in 2010, there are very few changes to this year’s model. The Lexus RX 350 offers everything you would expect

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Why Regina?

Why Regina?

Dr. Eusebio Koh

Some of my friends have wondered why I decided to settle down in Regina in this cold country when I was born and raised in Manila in the warm and paradisiacal Philippines. I could

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Are Immigrants Merely a Means to Manitoba’s Economic Goals?

Are Immigrants Merely a Means to Manitoba’s Economic Goals?

Levy Abad

Manitoba’s fastest demographic growth in the country (Source: January 2011 Census, Statistics Canada) can be attributed partly to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program’s success in attracting immigrants to the province. It’s a clear proof

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Alam Mo Ba Na…?

Alam Mo Ba Na…?

Adonis Fernandez

In 1968, the first wave of Filipino garment workers arrived in Winnipeg. (www.pccm.ca) Winnipeg’s Portage Avenue at Main Street is the windiest corner of Canada. (Winnipeg Free Press, October 8, 2010) Former NBA player

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NCAA celebrates arts month with Ani Ng Dangal awards

NCAA celebrates arts month with Ani Ng Dangal awards

Every February, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) celebrates the National Arts Month with the “Ani ng Dangal” awards as part of the celebration. For this year, NCCA honored 39 Filipino

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